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This Week in Nature

A pair of articles in Nature this week identify genetic mutations associated with schizophrenia. In the first, investigators led by Cardiff University's Michael O'Donovan performed exome sequencing using samples from 623 family trios and found that mutations in genes involved in synaptic processes are overrepresented in individuals with schizophrenia.

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In Science this week: intellectual property landscape of CRISPR genome editing, and more.

A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.

Harvard Medical School's George Church says a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid is only a few years away, according to the New Scientist.

Intel is ending its sponsorship of the International Science and Engineering Fair, the New York Times reports.